Thesaurus

beak

noun

Synonyms of beak

1 the jaws of a bird together with their hornlike covering
  • the bird cracked the walnut shell with its beak and ate its nut

Synonyms for beak

Words Related to beak

2 the part of the face bearing the nostrils and nasal cavity
  • the man's prominent beak gives him a somewhat aquiline appearance

Synonyms for beak

Words Related to beak

3 chiefly British a public official having authority to decide questions of law
  • received a stiff sentence from one of the harshest beaks in all of London

Synonyms for beak

Words Related to beak

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About beak

Time Traveler for beak

Time Traveler

The first known use of beak was in the 13th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near beak

beads

beak

beaker

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Beak.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/beak. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on beak

Nglish: Translation of beak for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of beak for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about beak

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!